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  • The Lowdown on Virtualization

    The idea of not having to purchase, run, and maintain multiple desktop computers in the classroom--yet still be able to accommodate every student with computing power--is attractive for K-12 schools. Some are already experimenting with the process using virtualization, which allows organizations to pool and share IT hardware and software and provides centralized management over technology assets.


Ed Tech News

  • ePals To Add Live@edu Services

    Microsoft and ePals are partnering to expand the collaboration and communications tools available to educators and students through the ePals Global Community, an educational networking platform.

  • Respondus Brings iPad, iPhone Support to StudyMate

    Respondus has added mobile device support to its StudyMate Class software through two enhancements: a free standalone app called StudyMate LMS Edition and new support for mobile browsers within the Web-based StudyMate Class itself.

  • Camtasia Relay 2 Brings Searchable Video to Lecture Capture

    TechSmith has released Camtasia Relay 2, an update to the company's flagship lecture capture suite. The latest version adds speech to text capabilities for capturing and indexing audio in presentations.

  • Ed Tech Provider Releases Math Intervention Program

    Renaissance Learning has released a new intervention program for grades 3 through 12. Accelerated Math for Intervention (AMI) is a research-based math intervention aimed at bridging skills gaps for students struggling in mathematics through practice, targeted intervention, and diagnostic testing.

  • National Park Service Delivering 3D Underwater Imagery to Students

    JVC is working with the Denver-based National Park Service Submerged Resources Center (SRC) to create underwater 3D recordings through a partnership with the Advanced Imaging and Visualization Laboratory (AIVL) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. SRC performs inventory and evaluation of submerged resources, such as shipwrecks, in the National Park System.

  • Sanyo Intros 4 LCD Projectors

    Sanyo announced Tuesday that it will ship four new wide-format 3LCD projectors designed for use in large conference rooms and lecture halls.

  • Sony Debuts High-Light-Output LCD Projectors

    Sony this week unveiled two high-light-output 3LCD projectors designed for medium to large venues, including classrooms and auditoriums.

  • TI Debuts Touchpad-Equipped TI-Nspire

    Texas Instruments has introduced two updates to its high-end TI-Nspire line of graphing calculators, the new TI-Nspire with Touchpad and TI-Nspire CAS with Touchpad.

  • ViewSonic Intros 3D-Ready Short-Throw Projector

    ViewSonic has started shipping its new PJD535, a portable, sub-$800 projector with support for stereoscopic 3D.

  • Classroom Management Software Adds Mixed Platform Support

    Netop has released an upgrade to its MyVision classroom management software. The new version offers mixed platform support, making it conducive to classroom environments that run both Mac OS X and Windows operating systems.

  • Maple T.A. 6 Adds Moodle Support

    Maplesoft has announced the release of Maple T.A. 6, the newest version of its Maple T.A. testing and assessment software.